SA experienced only four load-shedding free days during May, but Eskom board chair Prof Malegapuru Makgoba says if the executive at the utility confronts the issue of “incompetence head on” at some power plants, it would go a long way to reduce load-shedding in the short term.

“Load-shedding is not taken lightly but done to prevent the total collapse of the system. The reality is that at some power stations, the issue is incompetence, but it is not insurmountable,” Makgoba said...

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